The Sunday of All Saints of Russia

(Tone 1)


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 1, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saints 6 (Come, ye assemblies of Russia); G: Saints (Rejoice, O sure rule of Russia); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.

3 Readings for the Saints.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Saints (Rejoice with us, all ye choirs of saints); G/N Saints (All the noetic ranks rejoice with us).

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saints (Celebrating the yearly commemoration of our holy kinsmen); N: Theotokion in the Menaion (Let us sound the clarion of hymns).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saints (As a beautiful fruit) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 1; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saints (As a beautiful fruit); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saints: We magnify you, O all ye saints that have shone forth in the Russian land, and we honor your holy memory, for ye do pray for us to Christ our God; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe , Tone 1, Sessional Hymns of the Saints.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 1.

Matins Gospel 2, Mark 16:1-8 (70).

Having beheld the resurrection; Psalm 50; G: Through the prayers of the apostles; N: Through the prayers of the Theotokos; Have mercy on me, O God; Jesus having risen. Save, O God, Thy people.


Canon: Resurrection 4 Glory to Thy Holy Resurrection, O Lord.

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Saints 8 All ye saints who have shone forth in the Russian Land, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 1.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Today the choir of the saints) and Ikos of the Saints; Sessional hymns of the Saints (Christ, the Sun of righteousness); G/N: Theotokion (O ye faithful, let us make haste).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saints (In hymns let us praise); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 1, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saints 4 (Thou didst send Thy Spirit, O Lord with the doxasticon, and the final two psalm verses: The righteous cried, and the Lord heard them, and He delivered them out of all their tribulations. & Blessed are they that fear the Lord, that walk in His ways); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Saints; Kontakion: Saints and Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10; Resurrection: 6; Saints: 4.

After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.

Prokimenon, Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: Romans 2:10-16 (81 mid.) & Hebrews 11:33-12:2 (330).

Alleluia, Tone 1.

Gospel: Matthew 4:18-23 (9) & Matthew 4:25-5:12 (10).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

Resurrectional Dismissal.